Isaiah 49:16

July 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

“See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.” God gives her an image of an engraving on his palms, reminding one of a mother who tattoos the names of her children on her heart. The image is meant to encourage us that he not only has…

Tattoos on Healing (Psychology)

June 18, 2021

The process of tattooing could be described as mirroring the process of healing trauma. In my interview with dark surreal tattoo artist Paul Booth, we talk about how tattoos can create empowerment and provide closure from a dark past. Booth says “survival, the endurance of pain, and ultimately an image that represents that experience as…

How to find a tattoo artist and get exactly the ink you want

June 11, 2021

By Tracey Anne Duncan Updated: May 27, 2021 SHARE I have enough tattoos that I’ve completely lost count. Some of them are so small that I think of them sort of like I think of one-night-stands — they’re fun memories but they don’t really count. I am 100% down to get a matching tattoo with a…

Skin types and complexions

June 10, 2021

While all skin is different, most general tattoo advice on the internet is written for white people or those with a lighter complexion. Of course, we have the basic rules that apply to all skin color, like getting your ink from a reputable artist, or being sure to give your design proper aftercare. But, there’s also the…

How will my tattoos look when I’m old?

May 27, 2021

A common hesitation for many people unsure of inking, especially with bigger pieces, is how the tattoo will look when you get old. While there are many factors that contribute to the aging process such as quality of the tattoo, diet, and physical health. We would like to re-assure you that you will still look…

Jewelry Quality

March 11, 2021

Choosing jewelry for a new piercing is obviously quite different from shopping for a ring to wear on your finger. Because body jewelry is worn inside a wound and is in contact with your internal tissues, only certain products are suitable. The look of the jewelry that is placed in your fresh piercing must be…

TRAGUS PIERCINGS

February 16, 2021

Pieces taken from the blog of Jeff Saunders (Previous President of the APP) http://www.jefsaunders.com/?m=1 There is a lot that goes into making sure the tragus piercing goes well.  If the angle is off, the skin is shifted, or the jewelry choice is ever-so-slightly wrong: failure. The first step is understanding the anatomy. Tragus Anatomy: The…

Skin Deep Science

February 16, 2021

Skin Deep Science – How Do Tattoos Work?Last updated September 12, 2017 at 11:46 am Topics:   THE BODY The most frequently asked question about tattoos has to be – how do they stay in your body? It all has to do with the structure of skin and the immune system.  Have you ever thought about getting…

Tattooing Immune System

February 11, 2021

“Tattooing creates a permanent image by inserting ink into punctures under the topmost layer of skin. Your body interprets a new tattoo as a wound and responds accordingly in two general ways. Innate Immune responses involve general reactions to foreign material. Getting a new tattoo triggers your immune system to send white blood cells called…

Jaded News

February 5, 2021

One of Jade’s idols, professional tattoo artist Eliot Kohek is an inspiration to the industry. One can see why. His work is truly amazing which is why we just had to tell you a little about him via this article from “Oddity Central”. To say French tattoo artist Eliot Kohek is a master of black…

“See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever...
The process of tattooing could be described as mirroring the process of healing trauma. In...
By Tracey Anne Duncan Updated: May 27, 2021 SHARE I have enough tattoos that I’ve completely...
While all skin is different, most general tattoo advice on the internet is written for...
A common hesitation for many people unsure of inking, especially with bigger pieces, is how...
Choosing jewelry for a new piercing is obviously quite different from shopping for a ring...
Pieces taken from the blog of Jeff Saunders (Previous President of the APP) http://www.jefsaunders.com/?m=1 There...
Skin Deep Science – How Do Tattoos Work?Last updated September 12, 2017 at 11:46 am...
“Tattooing creates a permanent image by inserting ink into punctures under the topmost layer of...
One of Jade’s idols, professional tattoo artist Eliot Kohek is an inspiration to the industry....
Tattoo Artist, Illustrator, Icon Erin Van Breda 26/01/21
As far as an industrial goes, it isn’t a question only about size but also...
Getting a tattoo is an immensely personal experience. And usually, artists aren’t about to judge...